Jon Cryer confesses that he was unaware of Demi Moore’s struggle with addictions during their romance in the 80s – El Diario NY

Jon Cryer confesses that he was unaware of Demi Moore’s struggle with addictions during their romance in the 80s – El Diario NY


Although Demi Moore He managed to become a Hollywood celebrity, at some stage in his career his life was not as successful as it seemed. That’s how she remembered it Jon Cryer during the meeting between several members of that golden generation of actors of the 80s during the Tribeca Film Festival.

Moore and Cryer, who later gained popularity thanks to the hit television series “Two and a Half Men” in the early 2000s, met on the set of “No Small Affair” (1984).

“We dated for a short time while working on “No Small Affair,” but I guess our particular romance was actually pretty small,” the 59-year-old actor recalled, according to People magazine. “She was already struggling with a drug problem. Something I happily didn’t realize until a couple of weeks before the movie ended.”he added.

Despite the actress’s personal problems, Cryer highlighted that already at that time one could see something different in Moore from the rest of the other performers.

What would always be great about her was already evident; that incredible combination of vulnerability, toughness and beauty”he explained. “She was incredibly charismatic and she understood the business much better than I did. “She knew everyone in the city, but we were both very nervous about being the protagonists of a movie for the first time,” she concluded.

At that time, Demi Moore was one of the greatest exponents of the so-called “Brat Pack”, a group of young and rebellious actors who frequently shared the screen in films aimed at adolescent audiences in the 80s and who became a cultural phenomenon for own weight.

In addition to Moore, they were part of that event Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy.

During the classic film festival held each year in New York City, several members of that generation gathered to support Andrew McCarthy at the premiere of “Brats,” a documentary he wrote and directed about those years.

McCarthy, Sheedy, Moore and Cryer smiled and posed together on the event’s red carpet. Then, they spoke to the press, where Moore referred to his belonging to that group of rebellious and successful young people.

I didn’t perceive myself as part of the ‘Brat Pack’ because I didn’t think I was one of the cool kids. And they were definitely the cool kids.”he explained. “I thought the two movies that defined the group were “The Breakfast Club” and “St. Elmo’s Fire”, and I did not appear in any of them”, he later analyzed.

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